FINNE Architects chose windows and oversized sliding glass doors of black anodized aluminum for this contemporary home. “I like to call the main living space ‘a large front porch,’ because the windows and large sliding glass doors create a feeling of being outdoors,” says Nils Finne.
Glass sliding doors out to a balcony frame a heavenly ocean view; the doors' black trim crisply outlines the scene. Inside, so as not to compete with the setting, furnishings are comfortable, but simple.
Red detail on the sliding doors, light fixture and seating nook throw pillow offer sharp contrast to the sleek white walls and black steel details in this contemporary dining room with rustic industrial furniture.
A closer look at this luxe, contemporary pool house reveals sliding glass doors trimmed with black. Inside, guests will find a spacious living room, open kitchen, laundry room, wet bar and a full-sized bathroom.
To give a converted garage the modern-farmhouse style their clients craved, the team at Spazio LA specified built-in media cabinets with sliding doors and black barn-door hardware. A retractable projection screen and a popcorn maker help create a cozy and welcoming space, perfect for movie nights.
Black-framed chairs mimic the dark trim of the windows and sliding door, creating a cohesive look in this updated midcentury modern dining room. The curved lines of the dramatic light fixture and funky candle holders help soften these heavy lines.
An archway leads into this bright, country dining room as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper. Shiplap adorns the walls and the sliding doors of large buffet and hutch. A large, white wooden table is perfect for entertaining. Black chairs compliment the hutch door track as well as the lantern-style chandelier.
Windows and sliding glass doors allow plenty of natural light in this beautiful kitchen, highlighting the crisp white cabinets and light wood walls for a bright, breezy atmosphere. Black countertops and shelves provide striking contrast in the light-hued space.
Black-and-white starburst tiles create a striking, graphic look to the outdoor fireplace. Above the chunky wood mantel, a flat-screen TV is concealed behind sliding rustic doors. A comfortable sofa with bright red cushions combines with an exposed wood coffee table.
A freestanding claw-foot slipper tub with silver feet sits next to a wall made up of small mosaic tiles of black, brown, tan and white. Across the room, sliding-glass doors separate the shower area from the rest of the room.
Slate gray walls set the scene for this eclectic living room. Black-and-white armchairs add pattern and texture to the neutral sofa and sleek white coffee table. Sliding glass doors bring in natural light, while a graphic-printed rug adds style underfoot.
Motorized sliding glass doors open right to the patio and so create a seamless transition between the indoor and outdoor living spaces. At the same time, an infinity-edge, black water pool allows the owners to swim against the sunset.
Black-framed sliding-glass doors create a dramatic contrast against white walls and furniture in this living space. Hot-pink seat cushions and green throw pillows add a punch of preppy color. Subtle beige stripes on the couch bring a coastal flare to the space.